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Seminars

Work in Progress-Spring Semester 2013


January 7 

       

Anirudh Kumar Singh, Postdoctoral Scientist I, Center for Microbial Pathogenesis, Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital "Mechanism of BgaA Mediated Pneumococcal Adherence"

January 14
 
Christie McCracken, Graduate Research Associate, Pathology
"Nanoparticle-induced toxicity in Intestinal epithelial cells"
January 28
 

Dr. Megan Mefford, Post Doctoral Fellow, Center for Microbial Interface Biology
"Sequence Variation and Biological Activity of MicroRNA Responsive Elements in HIV-1"

February 4
 
Joanna Marshall, Graduate Student, Center for Microbial Interface Biology
"Investigating a Role for the O-Antigen Capsule in the Pathogenesis of Salmonella Typhimurium"
February 11
                     
       
Dr. Christopher Walker, Professor and Director, Center for Vaccines and Immunity, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital
"Restoration of immunity in chronic HCV infection:  An achievable goal?"
February 18
 
Dr. Amy Lovett-Racke, Associate Professor, Microbial Infection and Immunity
"Molecular Characterization of Pathogenic T Cells in Multiple Sclerosis:
March 4
 
Dr. Murugesan Rajaram, Research Scientist, Microbial Infection and Immunity
"Mannose receptor (CS206)-mediated signaling events in human macrophages in the context of tuberculosis"
March 18
 
Dr. Peng Wang, Post Doctoral Researcher, Veterinary Biosciences
"Metal Ion Homeostasis Regulates Virulence Expression in Borrelia burgdorferi"

March 25
 

 Chris Jones, Graduate Fellow, Microbial Infection and Immunity

"AmrZ repression of a diguanylate cyclase modulates
Pseudomonas aeruginosa virulence"

April 1

Dr. Rebecca Ortiz Marty, Post-doctoral Fellow, Center for Microbial Interface Biology
"Epitope specificity and function of T-cell responses during acute RSV bronchiolitis in children and memory to RSV in children and adults"

April 8


 

Host Pathogen Seminar Series
Nicole Baumgarth, DVM, PhD, Professor & Chancellor's Fellow, Center for Comparative Medicine; Chair, Graduate Group in Immunology, University of California

"A case of memory loss: Local humoral responses to influenze virus infection"

April 15

 
Santiago Partida-Sanchez, PhD, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital
"Functional role of CX3CR1-hi inflammatory cells during urinary tract infection"
April 22
 

Evelyn Guirado Caceras, PhD, Post Doctoral Researcher, Microbial Infection and Immunity
"Use of an in vitro human granuloma model to study Tuberculosis"

April 29

Eusondia Arnett, Graduate Student, Center for Microbial Interface Biology
"Listeriolysin O is degraded by neutrophils and fails to protect Listeria monocytogenes from intracellular killing”